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Excessive salt intake through processed foods increases the risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, and effects on the cardiovascular system. Cutting down on salt is much more effective to prevent these diseases. Parboiled rice soaked in the salt solution was roasted or heated at high temperature to make puffed rice. Puffed rice is a crispy snacks with low in calories and fat-free. So reducing the content of sodium by substituting potassium may prove beneficial for maintaining the health.

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Reduced sodium puffed rice is fat free and very low in calories. Thus it helps to reduce the weight and reduces the chance of a heart attack.

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This page is a summary of: Puffing quality and sensory evaluation of reduced sodium puffed rice, Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods, December 2019, Wageningen Academic Publishers, DOI: 10.3920/qas2018.1414.
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